PowerLogix Announces New Single and Dual PowerForce G4 7447A CPU Upgrade Cards

Economical new PowerLogix upgrades offer more features and consume less power than other cards

Aug 9, 2005 | Austin, TX


PowerLogix has immediately available 1.6 Gigahertz (GHz) Single and Dual Processor PowerForce G4 7447A processor upgrade cards. The cards utilize the latest FreeScale PowerPC 7447A and include 512K of on-board L2 cache. They are available now from Other World Computing, master distributor for PowerLogix, for the following prices:

  • Single CPU 1.6GHz – $299
  • Dual CPU 1.6GHz – $499

"These cards are high-performance, cool-running, low power-consuming and one-of-a-kind,” said Larry O’Connor, president of OWC. “These provide a great speed bump for an incredible value.”

As with all PowerForce G4 7447A cards, the new models feature an on-board thermal sensor and real-time thermal monitoring, and support Dynamic Frequency Switching (DFS). PowerLogix is the only manufacturer to offer all these features in one high-quality package.

CPU Director, Powerlogix’s proprietary software utility, ships with all 7447A card upgrades. This software provides the user real-time graphical temperature data.

The 1.6 GHz Single and Dual PowerForce G4 7447A cards are available for Power Mac G4 AGP Graphics (Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, Quicksilver and Quicksilver 2002 models.

The cards are compatible with Mac OS 9.x and Mac OS X 10.3.5 and higher (Mac OS X 10.3.9 or higher is required for thermal monitoring and DFS features).

OWC also has available a 7447A 1.8GHz and 2.0GHz for $339 and $399. Dual 7447A cards in speeds of 1.2 to 1.8GHz also are available from $419.

PowerLogix products are available immediately through Other World Computing via its Web site at OWC is master distributor for PowerLogix and provides all product and warranty support for their products. Dealer Inquiries are welcome.

About PowerLogix
First to market in every significant Macintosh CPU upgrade product during the past five years, PowerLogix designs and manufactures innovative products for maximum performance from second generation and newer Apple Power Mac computers and clones. For more information, contact PowerLogix at 8701 W. Parmer Lane #1120, Austin, Texas 78729; 512-401-9902; or visit its Web site at


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